Posted September 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 in seven dominant innings, Yasiel Puig and A.J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night. Kershaw (15-9) lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88. He leads the NL with 224 strikeouts. Kershaw held San Diego in check on three hits after losing to the Padres in three other starts this season. The left-hander is trying to become the first pitcher to lead the majors in ERA in three consecutive seasons since Atlanta's Greg Maddux from 1993-95. Ellis homered in the fourth off rookie Burch Smith (1-2). Puig then connected on a shot to center field off Tim Stauffer in the seventh that was estimated at 457 feet. Kershaw reached on a bunt single to lead off the inning. Kershaw retired 14 of his last 15 batters. He was 0-3 with a 4.67 ERA in his first three starts against the Padres, while going 14-6 with a 1.71 ERA in his other starts. Kershaw skipped his last scheduled s...

Fan has Dodger Stadium tattoo on side of head

I think that is the Raiders logo on the top of his head as well. I wonder if this guy is married or has a girlfriend. Vegas should have a prop bet on this. “Men who have tattoos of sports teams or athletes on their bodies have a significant other.” Yes +10000000000 No -100000000000 Are you ready to see the @Dodgers in the postseason? This guy is probably more ready: http://t...

Kershaw fans 10 in Dodgers' win

After a tough few outings, Clayton Kershaw is backing to pitching at Cy Young form. Kershaw rebounded with seven dominant innings and got two-run homers from Yasiel Puig and A.J. Ellis as the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres, 4-0, on Saturday night. Two days after clinching their first division title since 2009, the Dodgers turned to their ace...

LA Dodgers Closer Brian Wilson Has Awesome Response for Senator McCain's Criticism

Thursday night the Los Angeles Dodgers did something that looked impossible 70+ games in to the season--they won the NL West division! As could be expected from such an accomplishment, the players were a little excited as they celebrated on the field in Arizona--by jumping into the pool at Chase Field. Little did they know that it would draw a public condemnation by Senator John...

Brian Wilson goes after John McCain like only Brian Wilson can

Current Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson knows a thing or two about making a fool out of himself, and he did just that in response to a tweet from US Senator John McCain about the Dodgers' pool party in Arizona on Thursday. after clinching the division title. Senator McComplain knows a thing or two about coming in second and watching someone take a plunge in the...

John McCain tweets ire at Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers' NL West-clinching celebration on Thursday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' swimming pool at Chase Field seems to have sent Sen. John McCain off the deep end. No-class act by a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats! "The #Dodgers are idiots" -- John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 20, 2013 McCain wasn...

Brian Wilson Fires Back At John McCain On Twitter

Arizona senator John McCain let the Dodgers know how he felt about them jumping into the Diamondbacks pool via Twitter. No-class act by a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats! "The #Dodgers are idiots" — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 20, 2013 Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson took it upon himself to fire back […]

Senator John McCain rips Dodgers celebration in tweet

No-class act by a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats! "The #Dodgers are idiots" — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 20, 2013 Arizona senator and former presidential hopeful John McCain is not a fan of the way the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated after clinching the National West Division title. And he took to Twitter to...

NL West champion Dodgers lose 2-0 to Padres

The mound felt familiar to Edinson Volquez even if the visitor's dugout didn't. The Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander started his first game against the San Diego Padres since they released him on Aug. 25. Volquez pitched well. The Padres' Robbie Erlin pitched better. Erlin allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings and fellow rookie Jedd Gyorko hit his 20th homer to lead...

John McCain Calls Out The Dodgers

The other night, after the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks and clinched the National League West title, they jumped into the Chase Field swimming pool in right field. A pretty cool sight, right? Wrong. Apparently, the act upset Diamondbacks fans and, somehow, mocked the team's "playoff tradition".  Say what?  Tradition?!?  Oh, that...

D-backs dispute 'don't celebrate' request

The Los Angeles Dodgers have moved on. Having dispatched the Diamondbacks, their last obstacle to the NL West title, they can now turn their attention toward getting ready for baseball's postseason. For the Diamondbacks and their fans, there are no such diversions. And so the resentment over the Dodgers going out of their way to take their pennant-clinching celebration into...

Dodgers Rumors: Los Angeles expected to move one of their "big four" outfielders

The Dodgers have a plethora of outfielders. They have Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford. They have one problem. They can't play all of them at the same time. Because of that, don't be surprised if they look into trading one of those four to upgrade other positions. Rival executives expect the Dodgers to move "at least" one of their elite...

Red Sox and Dodgers clinch playoff berths

When the 2013 MLB regular season is over and done there will be many that will sit back and think,”man, what a long, strange trip it has been.” Last season, the Boston Red Sox where in the AL East cellar. For much of this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers were in the NL West cellar. After wins Thursday night, both teams

NL Award Predictions

It’s that time of the year again-time to make our predictions for who will be bringing home silver this offseason. We’ll be looking at my predictions for the MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year. Yesterday, I predicted who will be winning these awards in the American League which can be found here. Today, I’ll be predicting who will win these awards in the National League...
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